Mayor Nick Sacco and his Sacco Team running mates filed their nominating petitions for the May nonpartisan election tod
ay, shattering all records in the process and signalling truly massive support from the community. The Sacco Team has collected 10,492 signed nominating petitions in all, adding to a total count of 52,460 signatures between its five candidates, a breathtaking total that has never before been seen in the municipality known for spirited local elections. The campaign will continue to collect additional signatures until the filing deadline on Monday.
"This outpouring of support from all over our community is a testament to the hard work our team has done not just in the last month gathering petitions, but in the last four years building on our past success and continuing to lead North Bergen forward," said Mayor Sacco. "I am honored to receive this unprecedented level of support and I thank each and every one of the residents who signed our petition and agree that we must continue moving North Bergen forward."
Mayor Sacco appeared in North Bergen Township Hall today to announce the record breaking total, accompanied by Commissioners Hugo Cabrera, Frank Gargiulo, Allen Pascual and Julio Marenco along with Campaign Chairman Freeholder Anthony Vainieri, Co-Campaign Managers Rishi Mehta and Adamarys Alonso Galvin, and North Bergen Democratic Chairman John Belluardo.